NUDGEE GOLF CLUB
P K BIRD
PAK-TECH PTY LTD
PAUL J LAMONT
PETER R CARR
PICCONE SUPA IGA
QUEENSLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
SMACKIT SOCIAL GOLF CLUB
STAFF AT DHS CENTRAL QLD
STEPHENS SUB BRANCH RSL
SWEE TEE LENG
W & C LEECH
DONORS (OVER $100)
A & J REAL
BRISBANE DEAF SENIOR CITIZENS
DIPPIN DOTS ICE CREAM
FRASER COAST HEARING LOSS
HERE'S TO LIFE
JAMES G MILLS
JOHN J KENNY
M L LINNANEM L STEVENSON
MR AMERICA HOTDOGS AND FRIES
BEQUESTS & TRUSTS
RONALD JAMES DAVIDSON DOUNNE
Corporations / Schools & Associations
BRISBANE DEAF SENIOR CITIZENS
BROOKS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
GRILL'D PTY LTD
INDOOROOPILLY STATE HIGH SCHOOL
MCCULLOUGH ROBERTSON LAWYERS
NUDGEE GOLD CLUB
PICCONES SUPA IGA
SMACK IT SOCIAL GOLF CLUB
DEPARTMENT OF PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT OF AUSTRALIA
FAMILY COURT OF AUSTRALIA
From the team at Deaf Services Queensland,
Thank you all for your support this year
BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL
CHILDREN'S HEALTH QUEENSLAND
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES, CHILD SAFETY AND DISABLITY SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY-GENERAL
QUEENSLAND FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
IN 2016/17 ACCESS TRAINING & EDUCATION DELIVERED
Courses to 169 students with a 93% graduation rate
13 fully accredited and nationally recognised courses
The first ever Diploma of interpreting in Queensland that is open to Deaf students
This year we allocated greater resources to
our newest service:
The Indigenous Communication Program
SUPPORTING DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING INDIGENOUS YOUTH TO LEARN lANGUAGE AND IMPROVE EDUCATION OUTCOMES
CELEBRATING OUR SERVICES, THE COMMUNITY, AND DEAF ACHIEVEMENT
BIGGER, AND BETTER EVENTS
NDIS Project Manager
NDIS Implementation Team
Bringing flexibility to the rollout of the NDIS.
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Individuals and community
Empowered, Connected and Achieving
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Chief Executive Officer
For more information on our services
Videos from our team, in Auslan
To learn about our achievements
Us if you have any questions
HAS BEEN A YEAR OF
WE SAW AN
IN STAFF NUMBERS
More staff to support our regions.
More support workers for our Lifestyle Support and Ageing Well Services.
More Teachers and support staff for our growing education team.
CREATING A MODERN WORK ENVIRONMENT AND ENHANCING EFFICIENCY
More room for collaboration and teamwork.
Deaf-friendly design to ensure equality for all staff.
More natural lighting.
A professional space for our Deaf and hard of hearing customers.
"I'm confident to let you the members know that we're on track and aligned with our strategic plan. And there's been two key areas of focus over the last 12 months, growth and sustainability. We're wanting to make sure that we can sustain into the future, and that Deaf Services Queensland's in a good position."
Brett Casey - CEO
"2017, from the Board's perspective has been a wonderful year. The staff here at Deaf Services has... improved the services that we've delivered to the Deaf and hard of hearing community here in Queensland."
David Gibson - Chair of the Board
Our Community Engagement and Development Team
HAS BEEN RENAMED
Understanding | Needs | Important | To | You
OVER 2000 STUDENTS
BEGAN THEIR AUSLAN JOURNEY
WITH DEAF SERVICES QUEENSLAND
A restructure to better understand needs important to you
Lifestyle Support Service Manager
Lifestyle Support Service Report
Helping participants experience their full potential
“...[participant] is healthy, happy and very proud of his achievements. In all the time [P] has been with Deaf Services Queensland he has never looked happier and healthier. ..”
“... [staff] is really helping [participant]. Even in the way [S] interacts with [P] is able to stay focused and engages more with you in conversation"
The Ageing Well Service guides clients through the new process for home care packages and delivers
care to keep seniors in their own home for longer
Supporting our students through every stage of their Auslan journey
Language Services Manager
Connecting people to the world
Indigenous staff and talent
Including our Indigenous Deaf Project Officer - Sue Frank as well as artists and video talent
Developed Deaf Indigenous specific video and print information
Provided personal development and information to local councils, families and health services.
Greater relationships and Deaf Awareness
Has continued to support Deaf and hard of hearing Queenslanders who also have disabilities to
and to experience
live the life of their choosing
their full potential.
Aged Care Manager
Quality of life, independence
and personal well-being
to the world
Northern Regions NDIS & IAS Project Manager
Indigenous Communication Program
Delivering top services in the top end
New service outlets; Rockhampton and Cairns with increased services on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts
New clients receiving services
since February 2017
individualised therapy programs.
Growth in the number of
Children per month receiving support from Teachers of the Deaf, Speech language pathology occupational therapy and physiotherapy.
Ageing Well Has Delivered
In Home Care to Deaf and hard of hearing seniors.
Extensive video resources to ensure information is available in Auslan
Partnerships with other aged care information providers so our clients have the best resources available.
Clients receiving services across Queensland
Hours of service delivered
Staff on our ever growing
Community 'Walk in' appointments across Queensland
for the Deaf community
Unfunded hours of
Assignments Delivered Via Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)
Increase In VRI Assignments
Increase in interpreting provided in the past 5 years
Hours Of Unfunded Interpreting
Hear for Kids Manager
Hear for Kids
Focusing on growth in the lead up to the NDIS
Individuals and community
connected and achieving
Recognised as the prominent
Deaf and hard of hearing end to end service provider across
all age groups
Respectful, Trustworthy, Dynamic
Deaf Services is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing support services to thousands of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Queenslanders for over 110 years. With a vision of individuals and community empowered, connected and achieving, all of the services and programs provided by Deaf Services Queensland aim to enable the community to live full and independent lives.